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Best Kept Secret: Co-Operative Business Models
June 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
From band-owned record labels and fan-owned pro sports teams to worker-owned microbreweries and community-owned grocery stores, co-operative businesses come in all shapes and sizes; yet they are all built on the common foundational belief in workplace democracy, and in putting people, planet and principles before profit.
Because of this, co-ops work. In fact, study after study shows that co-operative enterprises are by far the most sustainable business model to adopt. Yet despite the fact that there are over ONE BILLION members of co-operatives worldwide, incredibly, this business model has been a best-kept secret in Ontario…until now.
Come learn about, and be inspired by this empowering, diverse sector and find out how you can get involved in building a better world.